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On Thursday, October 24 DRL Acting Assistant Secretary Uzra Zeya will deliver remarks at the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Intersex Association (ILGA) Europe’s Annual Conference. ILGA-Europe is an umbrella organization of 408 LGBT organizations from 45 countries in Europe. The theme of this year’s conference is: “Family Matters! Reaching out to hearts and minds.”
Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya will participate in a panel discussion on LGBT issues in Europe. She will be joined on the panel by Stavros Lambrinidis, the EU Special Representative for Human Rights and Aurel Ciobanu-Dordea, Director of Fundamental Rights and Citizenship, European Commission.
While in Croatia, Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya will also participate in private meetings with LGBT activists and a number of Croatian government officials, including Foreign Minister Vesna Pusic.
For more on the U.S. Government’s engagement on Human Rights, visit www.humanrights.gov. You can follow Acting Assistant Secretary Zeya on Twitter at @state_drl.
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